CFP: Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy (PCAP)

Submission deadline: January 19, 2014

Conference date(s):
March 15, 2014 - March 16, 2014

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Conference Venue:

Department of Philosophy, Villanova University
Villanova, United States


Call for Abstracts

The Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy's Second Annual Conference

The Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy (PCAP) is pleased to announce its second annual conference, to be held at Villanova University, March 15-16, 2014.

PCAP aims to promote a community of local scholars dedicated to the study of ancient philosophy. Our annual conference provides a venue for graduate students and faculty to share new research and works in progress that cut across a variety of disciplinary and methodological approaches.

We welcome submissions on any topic in Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy.

Additionally, we also welcome inquiries from anyone interested in serving as a respondent or in becoming part of PCAP.

Keynote Speakers:

Christopher P. Long (Pennsylvania State University)

Adriel Trott (Wabash College)


Submission Deadline: Monday, January 20, 2014.

Eligibility for Submission: Submissions will be accepted from graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars working in the state of Pennsylvania, or affiliated with academic institutions in the state of Pennsylvania.

Submission Instructions:  Abstracts of 400-500 words should be prepared for blind review and accompanied by a separate cover page listing the author's name, affiliation, and contact information. We welcome panel proposals as well as individual papers. All submissions are to be submitted electronically (PDF or Word) to We will notify you by early February if you have been selected to present at this year’s PCAP.

In order to encourage informed dialogue, each participant will be requested to submit his or her paper and read the papers of other participants in advance. Full papers suitable for a twenty-minute presentation (no more than 3000 words) will be required no later than Monday, March 3, 2014.

Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.


Hande Kesgin

Laura McMahon

Graduate Students

Department of Philosophy

Villanova University

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